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week was opening of president george w. bush's library. we saw president obama talk about his own future presidential library. let's take a listen. [video clip] ine have suggested we put it my birthplace, but i would rather keep it in the united states. [laughter] did anybody not see that joke coming? , maybe dick morris. an excerpt from the president's speech at last night's white house correspondents' dinner. terry is in maryland on the democrats' line. caller: i love your show. i have watched the white house correspondents' dinner many times in my 67 years. i thought last night was the very best. the president and conan were fabulous, and i love the way they ended them, both of them. some of the republicans calling and i think is sour grapes because they did not win last time. but i love c-span, and the president and conan were wonderful. the best white house correspondents' dinner probably ever seen, and thanks a lot. host: independent call, new york. caller: >> i just want to point out that the whole thing the americanhat people no longer have any media to trust. is all about
of the holocaust museum. after that, president obama talks about investing in science innovation. later, another chance to see first ladies including eliza johnson wife of andrew johnson. former president bill clinton spoke monday at an event marking the 20th anniversary of the holocaust museum in washington dc this is just over an hour. >> ladies and gentlemen, please welcome today's honored speakers, the director of the holocaust museum. tom bernstein, chair of the holocaust museum. lisa zaid, a granddaughter of four holocaust survivors. world war ii veteran scottie. the founding chairman of the united states holocaust memorial museum. [applause] and president bill clinton, founder of the clinton foundation and 42nd president of [applause] states. please rise for the army flags. ♪ >> the second infantry division and 82nd airborne division. the fourth infantry division and. the eighth infantry division and [applause]ed division. the 26th infantry division and 12th armored division. [applause] the 29th infantry division and 11th armored division. [applause] the 30th infantry division and 10th
the biggest names in politics and hollywood. the featured speakers, president obama and talk show host conan o'brien. we'll have it live for you starting with the red carpet arrivals. we'll also show you some of the ctivities going around the district today. we're going to look at some of the speechers from past correspondence dinners. we'll start with 1993, that was the first year that c-span broadcasted the event, the speaker was elayne booler. >> thank you, thank you, mr. mrs. clinton. thank you for coming. i'm so grateful to have opportunity to entertain you since you have entertained me on c-span so many times. i love c-span. it is like lawmakers in their natural habitat. it is like wild kingdom but with congressman. now a debate on wheat. [laughter] trying to get my cards -- i never work with cards. this is incredible to be here. i was raised in brooklyn, new york in a lower class -- thank you. a predominantly jewish family and this room is slightly less ornate than may parents' dining room. i went to the beauty shop and got my hair trimmed and i went to the barber and had my legs shaved
. for beingso much here. let's talk about what we learned last week and president obama talking about the potential of a chemical weapons. evan mcmorris-santoro, where we add in this? why is the white house's stance significant? guest: there has been a lot of debate. the obama administration said a few months ago, they drew the proverbial red line about chemical weapons, the idea that of chemical weapons were used, they would cross the line and we would see engagement. that is what people read about that. there were reports that some chemical weapons may have been used. shortly thereafter, the white house was engaged on that and some observers felt they change the way the red line works. the white house says it was a systematic use. we're seeing a lot of discussion about persian towards what might be u.s. involvement. it's unfair to say that will happen or not. the white house is now talking about using chemical weapons and what it means for how the united states in gauges. host: the associated press has this headline -- obama's syrian caution. one of the conversations going on in con
and elizabeth colbert busch. bloomberg holds a summit to mark 100 days in president obama's second term. we talk about the legacy of the foreign crisis and hear the forum from the government official, c.e.o. and lawmakers and economists and our live coverage starts at 8:30 a.m. eastern over on c-span 2. also tomorrow, former president bill clinton speaks at georgetown university on the people, events and principles that influenced his career in public service, live at 10:30 a.m. eastern on c-span. and we are waiting for that debate to begin. our live coverage of that, of south carolina's first congressional district. that district runs from charleston south to the resort of hilton head island. the debate is being held at the citadel and sponsored by patch news service and is expected to begin shortly. we are going live now to that debate for south carolina's first congressional district between republican former governor mark sanford and democrat elizabeth colbert busch. >> we begin tonight with opening remarks framed around the question, what do you consider your greatest professional accomplis
are doing here today. we're talking about the veterans event at the white house. we will have live coverage with president barack obama, his wife, vice-president joe biden, and his wife jill biden. we are also covering the anti- defamation league's annual summit in washington d.c.. it opens in a keynote address on our ron's nuclear program and the aftermath of the boston marathon bombing. that is 9:00 a.m. on the c- span3. and bloomberg this afternoon hosting a summit on the deficit and a recovering economy. that is around 2:10 p.m.. we will be covering bill clinton speaking about his influences on his career lives on the c-span at 10:30 a.m. eastern time. that is some of our coverage here on c-spanhere c-span2, and c-span3. congress is out this week on recess, they will return next week. we are talking about the quality of education in your community. norristown, pennsylvania, independent scholar. your thoughts? i agree, i do not have the correlation between unionizing teachers and the quality of education. i did research that showed that there is no difference in performance between chart
at about 10:00 eastern. up next, we will take you to the 50 minute news conference, president obama talking to the news reporters in the press room. president obama: hello, everybody. hello. good afternoon -- or good morning, everybody. i am here to answer questions in honor of ed henry, as he wraps up his tenure as president of the white house correspondents' association. ed, because of that, you get the first question. congratulations. >> thank you, sir. i really appreciate that. and i hope we can go back to business and being mad at each other in a little bit. president obama: i'm not mad at you. >> ok. thank you. i appreciate it. president obama: you may be mad at me. [laughter] >> i'm not. [laughter] a couple questions on national security. on syria, you said that the red line was not just about chemical weapons being used but being spread, and it was a game changer, seemed cut and dry. and now your administration seems to be suggesting that line is not clear. do you risk u.s. credibility if you don't take military action? and then on benghazi, there are some survivors of that terror
. that is what president obama is talking about. i will continue working with congress to pursue the proposal the president put forward in his budget, a proposal that is fully paid for. today's report emphasizes that when it comes too early education, quality does matter. that quality means more than just learning number and the abc's. it means children get the nutrition and preventive care they need to stay healthy, building social and emotional skills, engaging parents to make sure they are nurturing their children's day development. over the last four years, we have pursued an historic effort to raise the bar on early education. we have had an unprecedented an incredible cooperation with the department of education. that includes the race to the top early learning challenge and a range of staffers in the head start program, including sharing best practices on training and for economic and making sure finding competition goes to the strongest sentence. as of this report shows, we have more work to do in that area. we have come a long way in the next decade. we are committed to doing what we
, but he said he was from canada. he was born in canada. they talk about obama being from kenya. he's from canada. he cap the president. -- cannot be president. elizabeth warren seems like she israel honest -- real honest. bernie sanders, for instance -- you've got a few in washington that really care about the people, in my opinion. pick the ones, in my opinion, that will push the corporate agenda. the people will be left out in the cold what we have been for the past years. it is all about profits in this country. it is no longer about the people. host: rusty from kentucky putting his pitch in for elizabeth warren and bernie sanders as well. del fromo down to pennsylvania on our democratic line. caller: good morning. i watched senator cruz's speech last night. it was a little confusing. he said his father came to this country in 1957 after being tortured in cuba. guess what? 1957, our allies were running cuba. a man named bautista. right away, you got to be suspicious of the sky. host: talk about your pick for the democratic field. caller: i do not have a pick at this point. it is too so
secretary britishgel and the defense secretary. in 45 minutes, a talk with the former national intelligence director, john negroponte. that a look at the president obama is upcoming trip to mexico. a discussion about propose internet sales tax ♪ host: one of the issues to be discussed today when president obama meets with the new mexican president, enrique peÑa nieto, will be the war on drugs. that is what we want to talk to you about this morning on the "washington journal" as we go through the newspapers and the websites. if you support the war on drugs, (202) 585-3880 is the number for you to call. if you are opposed to it, you can also make a, and dash a comment on our facebook page. you can send it they tweet @cspanwj, of
those stories. we are talking to you about your view of president obama's second term. let's get to the catskills, new york, republican line. caller: i was going to comment on the middle east. wants to closee guantanamo bay is got backfire. what is going on in the middle east with a iran and israel, egypt, the moslem brotherhood syria, is turning into a tinderbox. israel will do something with iran soon and we will need that prison opened. host: troy, alabama, independent line. confused ande get they need to go back to school. with people'sicks minds the way you screen calls. if you look at what the president said yesterday, you look at article one of the constitution, section 7 -- it will explain to the job of the president and the congress. the congress is supposed to come up with devyn and the president is supposed to sign the bills. if the house and senate did their job, they are not doing it and they are embarrassing america. they don't know anything. all your callers don't know anything. you'll find the right answers if you read and you will see the truth. all these comment
out more than a dozen scholarships per year. he cannot thank you enough mrs. obama for being here to help us give out the scholarships. she will do that again in a minute. but it think it would be better for me to talk before she doesn't before you know -- so you know exactly what she is doing and how awful that is. [applause] -- how thoughtful that is. [applause] we have set out to do even more thanks to michael shear. he is done a great job. [applause] about a week ago, we had an event with us coverage about watergate and how it changed the relationship between the white house and the press corps. it raised money for our scholarship fund. on this thursday, we held a town hall meeting with diversity in media. it was a discussion that was moderated by none other than a [indiscernible] for the first time, we are offering an internship program to match some of these scholars with members of the correspondence association, to get them out of the classroom and into the workplace. we would not have been able to make it happen without my .olleagues at fox [applause] after being at walte
today when president obama meets with the new mexican president, enrique peÑa nieto, will be the war on drugs. that is what we want to talk to you about this morning on the "washington journal" as we go through the newspapers and the websites. if you support the war on drugs, (202) 585-3880 is the number for you to call. if you are opposed to it, you can also make a, and dash a comment on our facebook page. you can send it they tweet @cspanwj, and of course you can e-mail us. again, we are talking about the war on drugs, one of the topics to be discussed when president obama meets with the new mexican president later today. they will be holding a news conference and cease and will be bringing that to you this evening as well. a piece in the washington peace -- the washington post last sunday with the lead story in the post -- mexico's changes, and anti-drug fight in peril. host: dana priest writes -- and what is at stake should be alliance be scaled back. u.s. officials got their first inkling that the relationship might change since two weeks after enrique peÑa nieto assumed office
. withart a 12 week series british authors. birmingham, the 1963 race riots. president obama traveled to mexico thursday and met with mexican president and pre-k print -- enrique peÑa nieto. they talked about the economy and security issues. from the national palace in mexico city, this is 15 minutes -- 50 minutes. >> you will hear from the president of the united mexican states, enrique peÑa nieto. ladies and gentlemen, good afternoon everyone. , after thisremost bilateral meeting, i would like to extend the warmest welcome to president barack obama, his team joining him. we would like to welcome all of you with open arms. we hope you feel at home. we appreciate your will to have relation meeting a built on mutual respect, collaboration for the benefit of our people. we cover the areas we have covered during our bilateral meeting, on behalf of the mexican people, i would like -- the regretful ax that happened in your country, in boston that took the lives that took the lives of your citizens in boston. i would like to share with the audience and the members of the media the areas w
of governorships. and democrats were going on publicly talking republican manent majority." that was 2005. 2006 we lost congress, 2008 elected.ama was 2009 obama care passes. and here we are today. things can change quickly. legacy of jim demint and leaders in the senate fighting, i are believe change will come quic y quickly. particularly, i'm convinced with your help that we are going to u.s. senate in 2014. applause] cell many of you have phones on you? celll ask you to take your phones out and text the word to 33733. growth to 33733. to take the us 2014. back in stand together because we are take the senate back in 2014 and we are going to stand in the senate to fight together liberty.d our to say as ing i want ronald reagan famously said freedom is not passed down in the bloodstream. has to, every generation stand and fight for it to preserve it. that is what we are called on to do tonight. so i want to share with you the words that were written by a native south carolinian william travis. his last letter from the alamo which read has to stand and as follows. ellow citizens i'm besieged b
?s event. [laughter] we also have something else in common, i too recently got in trouble for talking about a public official's good looks. it was when i would not shut up about that stone cold fox, secretary of transportation ray lahood. oh, man. i like the cut of his jib. [laughter] president obama, you had some great jokes. it was a pleasure watching you stand here and do what i do. now it is only fair that i get to do what you do. that is right, ladies and gentlemen, for the next 15 minutes i will be mired in a dysfunctional standoff with congress. this is going to be fun. [laughter] i would like to formally congratulate the president on his reelection. congratulations. [applause] as you all know, he is hard at work reading jobs. since he was first selected, the number of popes has doubled. >> > hter] and the number of tonight show hosts has tripled. congratulations. [laughter] while i'm at it, i would like to congratulate president george w. bush on big dedication of his presidential library. yes, the library has millions of books, articles, and documents and if you go, you can be the
a chance to discuss this -- all right? thank you very much, everybody. >> jason collins -- president obama: thank you, guys. >> jason collins, do you want to say anything about him? president obama: yeah, i'll say something about jason collins. i had a chance to talk to him yesterday. he seems like a terrific young man, and, you know, i told him i couldn't be prouder of him. you know, one of the extraordinary measures of progress that we've seen in this country has been the recognition that the lgbt community deserves full equality, not just partial equality, not just tolerance but a recognition that they're fully a part of the american family. and, you know, given the importance of sports in our society, for an individual who's excelled at the highest levels in one of major sports go ahead and say, this is who i am, i'm proud of it, i'm still a great competitor, i'm still seven feet tall and can bang with shaq and, you know, deliver a hard foul -- and for, you know, a lot of young people out there who, you know, are -- are -- are, you know, gay or lesbian, who are struggling with these is joint chiefs chairman general martin dempsey talks to reporters about national security. then a discussion on counterterrorism policy. later, president obama's news conference from tuesday. on our next washington journal, we will talk to former under secretary of state nicholas burns about chemical weapons use in syria. onn joan walsh of a progressive agenda. as part of our spotlight on magazine series, ted connor who went undercover as a meat inspector, will discuss his article on the u.s. meat industry. we will also take your phone calls, e-mails, and feed. boston to journal, each morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern -- washington journal, each morning at 7:00 a.m. eastern. >> general martin dempsey said u.s. military forces stand to take action in syria is called on but says a no-fly zone could be hard to implement. he sat down with reporters for an hour. the christian science monitor hosted the event. >> i am dave cook from the monitor. our guest is general martin dempsey. this is his first visit with our group and we are grateful to him for making time in his busy
subsidies. we will talk about the gop agenda in congress including the budget and health care. at 9:15, the fact of sequestration cut on food safety. in washington today president obama, who will be joined by vice president biden, will announce new employment opportunities for veterans. live coverage today on c-span3 of around 1150 eastern time. released today found that prepaid funding is at the lowest level in a decade. state ofor called it a " emergency." what is the quality of education in your community?
right? obama wrapping up a 45 minute news conference here covering a range of issues. he talked about syria, the boston marathon bombing investigation, his relations with congress on the 100th day of the second term. we are opening up our phone lines. the white house says they are paying attention to the symbolic marker of 100 days, but we are asking how the president is doing in his first 100 days of his second term. we also want to get your reaction to what the president had to say during some of the other questions that came up. the numbers are on your screen. our first call is jimmy from pittsburg, calif., on the democratic line. caller: i'm calling from pittsburg, california. i think the president is doing a good job. i'm on social security. i'm a disabled american. when i go to pick up my medication, i see people in line paying $200-$300 for a prescription. inone time, a person going and they were paying like $90 for their medication. when we talk about this obamacare, i don't understand why the republicans are always dogging obamacare yet it helps people out. sometimes when i h
washington journal, the former director of national intelligence talks , the intelligence sharing syrian civil war and president obama's upcoming trip to mexico. than more about the presidents latin america triplett also includes coastal --latin america trip which also includes coast that regarsta rica. .e'll talk live on c-span everyday at 7:00 a.m. eastern. >> tonight, pores of the george w. bush and ronald reagan presidential libraries -- tours of the george w. bush and model reagan presidential libraries. then later the military use of drones. >>. people think she did not participate much. that is not true. she was very involved. her own bedroom upstairs right across from the president's office. she was always able to hear. she was very active. she read daily newspapers and bought it from points of view to the president and was able to calm him down. and she was the grandmother of the house as well as taking care of her daughters and grandchildren. >> eliza johnson, now available on our website, /firstladies. tune in next monday on first lady julia grant. today, the bush p
university on news coverage after mass casualty events. after that, president obama and mexican president. and defense secretary hagel talks about syria. >> ronald reagan i think massively made mistakes in defense. the defense budget is not just a waste of money in those eight years, but it is what created machineish chain -- war and created so much anger and problems throughout the world that were totally unnecessary. -- it is face interview madeimperial power. -- it made us face imperial power. the government, the state is not the solution to every problem. the idea of entrepreneurs, the idea of technological change and the idea that people should make of a own decisions instead big nanny in washington, he stood for all those things. i agree with those things. that puts a plus in the plus column. he really needed to stand up for closing more deficits. ronald reagan's spent of time before 1980 as the greatest of deficitonent spending there ever was. he left a legacy of massive deficit that permitted his followers -- that was a historical, you know of enormous proportions. >> more from da
were going on television and publicly talked republicanrmanent majority." that was 2005. thousand six milan congress. 2008, barack obama got elected 2006, we lost congress. 2008, barack obama got elected. change will come quickly. , am convinced with your help we will take back the u.s. senate. [applause] many of you have cell phones on you? take your cell phones off -- out. 33733.e word "growth" to "growth" to 33733. the senates to take back in 2014. stand together. we're going to take the senate back and stand in the senate and fight together to defend our liberty. the last thing i want to say is an observation. ronald reagan famously said, freedom is not passed down in the blood. instead every generation has to stand and fight for it and preserve it. that is what we are called upon to do tonight. i will share with you the words that were written by a native south airline in -- carolinan. fellows as follows -- citizens and compatriots, i'm besieged by thousand or more. i have sustained a continual bombardment for 24 hours and have not lost a man. the enemy has demanded a surrender a
to the president. we talked to the winners and why president obama should make it his priority. >> he was actually unemployed and going through the process of unemployment. i thought he would be a good subject to follow. i followed his life. >> at the time, i had a introduction to law course. there was a double standard for those under 18 years old and those over. . was into children's rights i realized we do not have a say in the creation of the debt, but we are going to just a -- we're going to take it off. -- pay it off. -- they were not very excited about the prospect. after i had explained it to them, they kind of caught on. while researching, we decided we should add high-speed rail. that was very important. >> more from the top three student winners on saturday morning. >> president obama is on a three-day trip to latin america. this morning in mexico city, he spoke for group of students. >> he spite all of the values that we should -- despite the values we share, our attitudes sometimes are trapped in old stereotypes. some americans always say to mexico is depicted in sensational headlines
controllers. frome house delegation massachusetts talks about the boston marathon bombings after that, president obama reports syria that may have used chemical weapons. tomorrow, retired air force colonel discusses the next steps for the u.s. and its allies concerning syria. >> i said, i'm here to report reads the guard came up and said i knew one of your campaign managers in ohio. the guardn there, and said, you have some hate mail. it was from california and massachusetts. they gave me the mail. -- thethrough this stripped down. i got into the intake, walked into prison. down into the courtyard. i uset use the language in the book. they tell me to get away from him. i don't know where to go. another prisoner said, where is your escort yucca -- escort? as said, i don't know. he took me the back way of the laundry room. a man is sitting there saying, are you the congressman? i used to be. he says, you are a republican, aren't you. >i said, republicans put me in here you know. he said, i am the mayor of east cleveland. i will get you some closed. sunday atob ney 8:00 on c-span's "q&a.
. obama is chatting with right now, you can see the president talking with ed henry, the white house correspondent for fox news, previously cnn, longtime viewers of the washington journal remember that for years ed henry did ourressional updates on morning program. that is the head table at the white house correspondents dinner. >> continued live coverage on c- span of the white house correspondent's dinner at the hilton hotel in dupont circle. this may be 7-8 blocks from the white house, just north of dupont circle which is about 21st street in washington. the white house is in the 1600 block. ,his is a tweet from g tweeting, dear people of washington, please eat a little faster. it is 1:59 a.m. in the uk and i just want to hear the speeches. ,ome of the guests attending mayor bloomberg, barbra streisand and kevin spacey. asaw kevin spacey earlier, lot of you criticizing c-span for not getting barbra streisand on camera. my guess is, we would have shown her if we had found her by now. i don't know if she's actually there. i think she is. michael j fox as a guest of nbc, along with m
obama will try to get more substance from president pena nieto. host: we are talking about the president's trip to mexico and costa rica. 202-585-3880 for democrats. 202-585-3881 for republicans. you can send an e-mail. our guest is carl meachem, from americas program director. he worked on the senate floor foreign relations committee with senator richard lugar and he worked on the staff of two democratic senators. he was the cuban affairs bureau official at the department of state. he received his master's degree from american university and columbia university. the first call for him comes from dale in st. charles, missouri on the democrats' line. caller: we have been vacationing >> mexico for over 20 years. live to the white house for announcements from president obama. [applause] >> thank you. good morning, everybody. please have a seat. my top priority as president is to grow the economy, create good, middle-class jobs, make sure the next generation prospers. in a few minutes, i will be departing the white house that will promote that priority. one of our largest economic partners,
in to make sure you have productive work you want to find. host: let me talk about employment targets and where the administration would like to be of this point. bernstein rights today in "the new york times." how the obama maladministration want to get this employment rate to. >> their responsibility for achieving full employment rests with the administration. they want to create jobs. but it also rests with the federal reserve and that is where you really have seen unemployment targeting take place. i don't think there's anyone in the world who would say we don't want to see full employment. we don't want people who want a job not to have a job. the question is, what is full employment and that is hotly debated. it is not clear exactly what that number would be. it is not zero. there will always be people in transition or not in the labour force. is it 5%? that is extraordinarily low. is it 5.5%? is it 6%? there is a big debate about that. the federal reserve has said its unemployment target is 6.5%. that is the number where it will say they will keep interest rates low until the e
support to pull the rest of the world world.r to bring host: if you like to call and talk with nicholas burn, here are the numbers. host: let's listen to president obama speaking yesterday about this very issue. [video clip] >> i have invested in trying to bring about a solution inside of syria. obviously, there are options that are available that are on the shelf right now that we have not deployed. that's a spectrum of options. as early as last year i asked the pentagon, our military, our intelligence officials to prepare for me what options might be available. i won't go into details of what the options might be but you'll clearly -- that would be an escalation in our view of the threat to the security of international community, our alley lies and the united states and that means and this that means there are some options that we might not other exercise that we would strongly consider. host: president obama speaking yesterday. u.p.i. has a story saying that the president is close to deciding in giving aid to the syria rebels and will make a decision within weeks. what would arming
of goldman sachs, talks about the u.s. economy, federal reserve monetary policy, and the european financial crisis. ofn an event on casualties sense. later a conference with president obama and the next -- the mexican presidents kenyan o. >>. -- pena niet the number of people applying for unemployment is lower. we talk with the wall street journal reporter, been councilman. now and smith joins us. his most recent book is "who stole the american dream? we will also take your calls, e- mails, and tweets. >> mrs. grant was also interesting. they had an extraordinary roller-coaster existence. for most of their lives, he was regarded as an abject failure, unable to provide for its family common and an end in almost no time, suddenly he was the most popular man in the country, the man who would save the union on the battlefield, and then president of the united states. >> to leo loved her time in the white house. she said it was like a bright and beautiful dream, the most wonderful time in my life government -- in my life, so i think that gives you an idea of how much she enjoyed being first lady
of not talking to each other. i would argue what is frightening is exactly what had happened on obama's watch. we are learning -- losing sight of the threat. for god sake, how could we not know this guy was becoming radicalized when he was on the internet for the whole world to see? political correctness is going to get us all killed. [applause] if you're interacting with islamic websites, i do not mind it at the item knocks on the door and ask, what are you doing? wednesday night how many of you believed that benghazi has been swept under the rug? [applause] the reason we're not been a it be swept under the rug is because how many people have served in the military? raise your hand. god bless you all. there is a belief that no matter where you go, no matter how hard it might be, we have your back. we will not abandon you. after benghazi, people wondered about that. my goal is to let everyone and that military and foreign service and all those who defend this nation against evil to know that you will not be forgotten. you're going to be remembered. [applause] for those who allow this to happen, y
obama has caved in again. pain but theel the rich people do not, again. host: we have a couple of tweets. the first one comes from florida gordon -- we are talking about congress passing a bill to ease flight delays. our next call comes from marty in dayton, ohio. caller: i was under the impression that the house -- the flexibility to arrange the sequester as he needed to long ago before he shut down the white house for tours right over spring break when eighth eirders are coming for th spring trip, he closes the doors. it seems like he tried to target those services that would get .he biggest backlash host: thank you for your call. next up is brett in claremore, oklahoma on our line for independents. caller: thank you for taking my call. i think it is about time that the congress and the senate and everybody got together and did something that made some sense. ofefully this is the start -- they need to get together and fix the rest of things that are in lock-in in congress. host: assuming that this move is faa,d with regards to the what do you think is the next thing that congress needs
confirmation. tonight obama will get a news conference. that is tonight at 8:00. we will follow that with your phone calls and comments. at nine of, supreme court justice clarence thomas spoke , talking aboutts race in america. that is at 9 p.m. eastern on c- span. president bill clinton spoke at georgetown university today. he reflected on his time in office and his postpresidential career. he president -- he graduated from georgetown. he was introduced by the school's president. [cheers and applause] >> good morning. it is my pleasure merrill lynch to welcome you all here today -- it is my pleasure to welcome you all here today. this marks the beginning of a journey we will take together over the course of the coming years to learn from one of the most accomplished global leaders of our time and someone we are proud to call a son of georgetown. [cheers and applause] president clinton, it is an honor to welcome you back to the hilltop. we are grateful for your contributions to our community throughout the decades and for the extraordinary impact you have had throughout our nation and our worl
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